The new year is almost here, and this one is a little different than others. This new year is the start of a new decade. In 2020, you can start a completely new chapter. Now is the opportunity to shape your new year into what you want it to be. Why not start it at one of the most beautiful places in the world? Niagara Falls is on millions of bucket lists, check it off yours. As you plan your visit, be sure to include some of our favorite attractions and festivals that take place early in the year.
1. Niagara Ice Wine Festival
Spend a winter day enjoying the unique tastes of some of the best icewine from the Niagara Region. The Niagara Icewine Festival brings winemakers and wine lovers from all over the province to Niagara on the Lake to indulge in the sweet dessert wine. It’s a great opportunity to explore some of your favorite wines, and maybe even discover a new one.
Learn more about the festival here or explore more about the production and tastes of ice wine.
The Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights is one of the most beloved holiday events in the city. The family-friendly event lights up Niagara Parks, Dufferin Islands, and a 8 kilometre stretch of the Niagara Parkway that runs alongside the mighty Niagara Falls and Niagara River. You will find over 3 million lights intertwined on trees and twisted into creative displays. This is known to be one of the best Niagara Falls attractions, so it’s a can’t miss! This event is free for everyone. Bundle up, get down to the Queen Victoria Park from November 16th to January 12th, and take in the sights of this truly incredible winter wonderland. Plus, enjoy a grand fireworks display on select nights during the festival.
3. Visit the Falls
There’s never a bad time to visit the falls. January through spring , the falls will be covered in winter’s snow creating a truly breathtaking scene that you simply won’t find in the summer. While the weather might still be frigid, the views are worth the chill. Plus, on select nights in the new year, there will be spectacular fireworks shows to illuminate the night’s sky. Start off the new decade in one of the most exciting ways.
Niagara Falls, Canada is a luxurious destination for foodies. The #1 Rated Restaurant and Steakhouse in Niagara Falls; Prime Steakhouse Niagara Falls situated on the 20 acre Resort. In addition, visitors have an abundance of choice that range from casual theme dining, award winning BBQ (which we’ll talk more about below) to elegant restaurants that overlook Niagara Falls and provide a stunning backdrop to a meal. Explore the dining options on the Resort in things to do in Niagara Falls
5. Visit the Niagara Distillery
As promised, more on BBQ…the Niagara Distillery is always an exciting adventure and features a mean menu. If you enjoy a fresh, craft cocktail or sipping on premium spirits, this can be your new haven. Their hand-crafted spirits and signature drinks bring people from all over. Create an afternoon of pure indulgence with pure Canadian Whisky, Vodka, Gin, Rum, or for the brave, Moonshine. To keep you balanced, the distillery proudly serves competition favourite and award-winning barbecue from Billy Bones BBQ. Their lip-smacking, mouthwatering low and slow ribs, smoked meats and classic sauce complement the distilleries craft spirits for a dreamy pairing.
6. Craft Your Own Adventure
At Falls Avenue Resort, we give you all of the resources you need to craft your own unique adventure for 2020. Our resort boasts over 1200 rooms, three interconnected hotels, a three-acre water park, 12 restaurants and an indoor connection to Casino Niagara. Our Resort is the perfect playground. Book your stay at the premier Niagara Falls destination to create a relaxing, exciting and memorable trip as you head into the new decade.
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